Butler Bulldogs and the BYU Cougars square off in Nassau, Bahamas

BYU Cougars (3-2) vs. Butler Bulldogs (3-2)

Nassau, Bahamas; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Butler Bulldogs play the BYU Cougars at Imperial Arena in Nassau, Bahamas.

The Bulldogs are 3-2 in non-conference play. Butler ranks sixth in the Big East with 15.6 assists per game led by Eric Hunter Jr. averaging 3.4.

The Cougars have a 3-2 record against non-conference oppponents. BYU is ninth in the WCC shooting 31.1% from deep. Noah Waterman leads the Cougars shooting 50% from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Simas Lukosius averages 2.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Bulldogs, scoring 12.2 points while shooting 40.0% from beyond the arc. Jayden Taylor is shooting 49.0% and averaging 15.4 points for Butler.

Spencer Johnson is averaging 12.6 points for the Cougars. Fousseyni Traore is averaging 11.4 points and seven rebounds for BYU.


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